First Trust is a portfolio management company headquartered in Wheaton, Illinois. Though the company does not publish an anti-discrimination policy, First Trust has not publicly terminated employees or suppliers due to political differences. The company has also avoided lending any endorsement or funding to ideological organizations hostile to freedom of expression. First Trust does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, First Trust earns a Lower Risk rating.
Has denied service to customers, suppliers, or vendors due to their political views or religious beliefs OR corporately boycotts, divests, or sanctions regions, people groups, or industries.
First Trust has not publicly terminated business relationships due to ideological differences (1).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
The FT Cares Foundation does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
First Trust not publicly endorsed ideological causes (1).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
First Trust has not dispensed corporate funds to ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
First Trust does not have a PAC (1).
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February 10, 2023
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